10 Restaurants in Broadbeach Worth Visiting
With the ocean on your doorstep and an outstanding selection of bars and restaurants to choose from, Broadbeach is home to bite after bite of flavour-packed food in the most ideal location. Whether you’re a fan of spicy Pan-Asian cuisine, a lover of rich Italian dishes, or obsessed with European flare - Broadbeach has it all.
To help you make the most of every moment when staying at Dorsett Gold Coast, here are 10 restaurants in Broadbeach you don’t want to miss out on. Plus, with a handful of restaurants located within The Star Gold Coast, you won’t even need to leave the complex to enjoy delicious food.
Nineteen at The Star
First up on our list of restaurants in Broadbeach that you need to visit is the award-winning Nineteen at The Star. Perched on top of The Star Gold Coast, Nineteen at The Star is both a sundrenched lounge bar and chic rooftop restaurant offering stunning views, food and service.
Whether it’s an early morning breakfast, mid-morning brunch, long and lazy lunch or a dinner, Chef Uday Huda cooks up a storm in the kitchen, serving exquisite dishes paired with perfect Sommelier selected wines. Indulge your taste buds with roasted oysters, rock lobster, Bendele duck, juicy Angus & Wagyu steaks, Heirloom Tomato & Fig Salad and much more.
Better still, Nineteen at The Star is just a couple of minutes’ walk from Dorsett Gold Coast, accessible via Level 3 of the hotel. As part of The Star Gold Coast’s leisure and entertainment precinct, go from room to restaurant without ever needing to call an Uber or drive yourself. As night falls, sip on signature cocktails as you soak up sweeping views of the glittering city lights and relax into your evening.
Mamasan Kitchen & Bar
For authentic Southeast Asian flavours, oriental aromas and Pan-Asian cuisine, Mamasan Kitchen & Bar delivers on all fronts. Chef Ray Choi creates dishes designed to be shared, with fiery spice, deep earthy warmth and zesty bursts showcased throughout the menu.
Bite into cloud-like Bao buns filled with smoky pork belly, soft shell crab or Wagyu beef. Indulge with panko fried squid, wagyu beef red curry, or Sichuan salted duck. Finish your meal with a sweet treat, such as the Mamasan chocolate brownie, topped with sesame ice cream, chocolate soil and a salted caramel fortune cookie.
Located just a short 5-minute stroll from Dorsett Gold Coast, you can satisfy your cravings for a dish of Indonesian fried rice or freshly steamed dumplings without needing to travel more than a few minutes on foot.
Bringing Asian fusion food to the Gold Coast, Maggie Choo is heavily influenced by the hawker markets and street food scenes of Bangkok, Vietnam, Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia.
Seafood lovers will be delighted with a great selection of ceviche and sashimi, along with king prawn and crab dumplings, drunken dumplings and grilled barramundi. Thai green curry and Thai Tom Kha Soup are great sharing options. A must-try fusion is the cheeseburger spring roll, as is the Maggie’s Roti.
Marrying the most amazing flavours of East and West, Maggie Choo is perfect for a lazy afternoon lunch or bottomless brunch, early evening dinner or a mouthwatering banquet menu if you’re planning to visit with a group.
Another fantastic Broadbeach restaurant located on the ground floor of The Star Gold Coast is the ever-popular Uncle Su. If you’re in the mood for mountains of the freshest seafood on the Gold Coast, then Uncle Su doesn’t fail to deliver. Enjoy the sweet and tenderness of snow, mud and king crab, Kowloon cooked Australian lobster or Australian green-lipped abalone.
For those looking to share a dish or two, the Murray Cod or Grouper are great options. Kick back with a steaming bowl of rice noodle soup with diced seafood, or feast on a whole Peking duck. Definitely somewhere to head with the whole family or as a group, feast on Asian flavours and exquisite fresh seafood, just a short walk from Dorsett Gold Coast.
Sofia’s Restaurant & Bar
Sofia’s Restaurant & Bar is home to some of the best coastal European cuisines on the Gold Coast. Tuck into simply divine flavours, fresh ingredients and menus made for sharing. Every European meal begins with a starter, and Sofia’s serves up warm olives, house-made wood-fired bread, chardonnay marinated oysters and rich cheese and salami options.
Naturally, pasta features on the menu with hearty servings of fresh prawn linguine, wild mushroom risotto, slow-cooked beef pappardelle and house-made gnocchi with four cheese and truffle oil. For those in need of a generous serving of steak, the 400g Ribeye served with a rocket, pear and parmesan salad is worth trying.
But it gets better. The dessert menu leaves diners feeling spoiled for choice, with Tiramisu, Coccoli, Crème Brûlée, baked cheesecake, sorbet, cheese plates and Affogato to choose between. Located just a short 8-minute walk from Dorsett Gold Coast, Sofia’s Restaurant & Bar is open daily from 11:30 am to 10:30 pm and is perfect for the whole family.
Koi Dining Lounge Bar
The recently renovated Koi Dining Lounge is another surf and turf-focussed eatery, perfect for a lunch or extra-special dinner. Kick start your meal with half a dozen Kilpatrick Oysters or some char grilled king prawns before moving on to a main of crispy pork belly, four-cheese gnocchi, or chargrilled premium beef steak. Truffle mash, portobello mushrooms and Thai beef salad are the perfect accompaniment.
Pair your meals with a variety of signature cocktails, wines and champagnes, spritzers, ciders and beers, with a fantastic selection of local and international options on the drinks list. Due to its popularity, it’s highly recommended to make an online reservation in advance to secure your spot. Reaching Koi Dining Lounge Bar from Dorsett Gold Coast takes less than 10-minutes by foot and is just 550m from the hotel.
Mecca Bah Broadbeach
Treat yourself to the aromatic herbiness and spice-infused delights of traditional Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. Soak up the intoxicating atmosphere with a hand-crafted cocktail or glass of red as you are taken on a culinary journey away from Australia.
Open daily from 11:30 am till late, sample signature dishes including tenderised African spiced octopus, stonebaked Persian Chicken and Tahini pizza, Middle Eastern Surf n Turf, and the Mecca Bah Signature Platter, to name a few. A selection of sides, such as Turkish bread, dips and chips, are ideal for light bites and cocktails.
Reaching Mecca Bah Broadbeach takes less than 10-minutes by foot, making it well worth a visit when staying at Dorsett Gold Coast. Step away from the usual Pan-Asian and Aussie fare for the night and take your senses on a journey to the Middle East with flavours you’ll remember for a long time to come.
Located just 400m from Dorsett Gold Coast, Gemelli Italian is the perfect Broadbeach restaurant to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine set within beautifully rustic surroundings. Gemelli Italian is a crowd favourite especially among the locals, we suggest you make a booking in advance to avoid missing out. Lunch runs from Sunday to Thursday from 12 pm to 3 pm, while dinner runs from Monday to Thursday from 6 pm till late and from Friday to Sunday from 5 pm till late.
Looking at the menu, hearty and flavour-loaded dishes will delight any true carb-lover. Begin with a starter of garlic focaccia, fritto misto or calamari before moving onto a main course of pizza, pasta or meat.
It’s easy to tell that the food at Gemelli has been crafted with love with every bite, be it with a simple side salad, a filling pasta dish or a traditional thin-crust pizza. Be sure to accompany your meal with a classic Italian cocktail or a bottle of Italy’s finest bubbles from the extensive drinks list.
Miss Moneypenny’s Broadbeach
Located conveniently across the road from Dorsett Gold Coast, Miss Moneypenny’s Broadbeach serves up globally-inspired Mediterranean cuisine paired with magnificent cocktails that ooze flavour and sophistication. From the uber-stylish decor and design to the mouthwatering cuisine that whisks you away to the cobalt waters of the Med. It’s one to add to your list.
Dine on a superb A La Carte Menu featuring favourites such as grilled Mooloolaba king prawns, slipper lobster linguine and Miss Moneypenny’s Fish Pie. If you’re in the mood to share, the whole Middle Eastern lemon chicken is an option, as is the roast shoulder of lamb. Lighter bites including caviar, sourdough, or truffle fries are the ideal accompaniment to a signature cocktail by the bar.
Hideaway Kitchen & Bar
Another Pan-Asian restaurant that’s an absolute hit in Broadbeach is Hideaway Kitchen & Bar. With favourites such as steamed pork gyoza, canton sauce pork belly bao buns, and a great selection of mouthwatering sashimi to get you started, it’s well worth making a booking in advance.
For those wanting to share a meal, the sharing plates such as Thai green chicken curry, pork belly with kimchi salsa and Thai red curry with duck are among many available. Vegetarian dishes are also on the menu, perfect to pair with a fantastic drinks list containing street cocktails, Asian beers and a selection of wines.
The added benefit of being just a leisurely 5-minute stroll from Dorsett Gold Coast makes Hideaway Kitchen & Bar all the more appealing for guests, especially when the craving for a steaming bowl of noodles takes you by surprise.
Book Your Next Stay In Broadbeach
Dorsett Gold Coast places you in the heart of Broadbeach, with direct access to The Star Gold Coast, the nearby Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, and next to some of the best entertainment, bars and restaurants in Broadbeach.
Sleep in one of 313 brand-new, stylish rooms featuring sophisticated decor and contemporary touches that compliment every stay. Relax on the sub-tropical recreation deck with cocktails by the pool. And explore the best Broadbeach restaurants within a 10-minutes walk of Dorsett Gold Coast.